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Attorney Wants Mental Evaluation of Tennessee Woman Charged in Self-Induced Abortion Case

The attorney for Anna Yocca, the Tennessee woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to terminate her pregnancy with a coat hanger, suggested his client has a history of mental illness.

The attorney for Anna Yocca, the Tennessee woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to terminate her pregnancy with a coat hanger, suggested his client has a history of mental illness.

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Advocates Push for Dignity in Supreme Court Anti-Abortion Law Case

More than 40 "friend of the court" briefs filed with the Roberts Court Monday push Justice Kennedy to extend the same concept of dignity to women that his opinions have shown to LGBTQ people.

More than 40 “friend of the court” briefs filed with the Roberts Court Monday push Justice Kennedy to extend the same concept of dignity to women that his opinions have shown to LGBTQ people.

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Indiana GOP’s ‘Heartbeat Act’ Would Ban Abortion at Six Weeks

Indiana has a 20-week abortion ban, but this proposed bill would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually at six weeks' gestation.

Indiana has a 20-week abortion ban, but this proposed bill would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually at six weeks’ gestation.

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South Carolina Bill Targets Viagra to Get People Talking About Anti-Choice Laws

Like in many states with GOP-majority legislatures, anti-choice lawmakers in South Carolina have made life very difficult for those seeking abortions.

Like in many states with GOP-majority legislatures, anti-choice lawmakers in South Carolina have made life very difficult for those seeking abortions.

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Federal Court Blocks Arkansas GOP’s Medication Abortion Restrictions

The requirements would mandate physicians follow outdated FDA protocol in administering abortion-inducing medications and would place additional admitting privilege requirements on physicians.

The requirements would mandate physicians follow outdated FDA protocol in administering abortion-inducing medications and would place additional admitting privilege requirements on physicians.

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Onslaught of Anti-Choice Bills to Come in 2016

Missouri lawmakers, for example, pre-filed at least seven bills to restrict reproductive rights.

Missouri lawmakers, for example, have pre-filed at least seven bills to restrict reproductive rights.

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Court Orders Utah to Reinstate Planned Parenthood Funding

The ruling is the latest effort by federal courts to protect the reproductive health-care provider from Republican political attacks.

The ruling is the latest effort by federal courts to protect the reproductive health-care provider from Republican political attacks.

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Texas Supreme Court Curbs Minors’ Access to Abortion Care

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

New rules issued by the Texas Supreme Court are designed to make it impossible for minors to access an abortion, advocates claim.

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Attacks on Abortion Rights Continued in 2015, Ensnaring Family Planning Funding and Fetal Tissue Research

The year will be remembered not only because 17 states enacted a total of 57 new abortion restrictions, but also because the politics of abortion ensnared family planning programs, providers, and life-saving fetal tissue research.

The year will be remembered not only because 17 states enacted a total of 57 new abortion restrictions, but also because the politics of abortion ensnared family planning programs, providers, and life-saving fetal tissue research.

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Tennessee Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Murder After Failed Self-Induced Abortion

Prosecutors indicted Anna Yocca this month for illegally attempting to end her pregnancy herself.

Prosecutors indicted Anna Yocca this month for illegally attempting to end her pregnancy herself.

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